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LWV Of Winnebago County

Community Leaders

Margy Davey, President
Rosemary Thurow, Vice President

League ID

WI212

Phone

(920) 231-3397

Stories from Around the State

This article was originally published in Madison.com

Absentee ballot drop boxes, which were used in hundreds of communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, are now illegal in the state except in clerk’s offices, a divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled just one month before the Aug. 9 primary.

MADISON, Wis.  — Wisconsin’s Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in a case that will likely determine how extensively absentee ballot drop boxes can be used in the upcoming midterm election where the battleground state’s Democratic governor and Republican U.S. senator are on the ballot.

LWV of Wisconsin filed suit in federal court to reinstate more than 31,000 registered Wisconsin voters who were purged from the voter rolls in July 2021.

The League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin issued the following joint statement in reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial.

LWV of Wisconsin files a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin challenging Wisconsin’s state legislative map.

Partisan gerrymandering has eroded the power of the people’s vote. As a result, we’re working to ensure the people’s voices are once again heard in our state house by creating fair maps in the 2021 redistricting process.